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Miryam Lassalle

Luxembourg life insurance – a European adventure

Insurance - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

With more than 93% of premiums collected outside the Grand Duchy, Luxembourg life insurance has undeniably contributed to the dynamism of the European passport with regard to both freedom of services and freedom of establishment.

Alexander Vida

What happens when an EU mark is not well known in Hungary?

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently refused to register a mark on the basis that the opponent had proved its prior mark's reputation in a substantial part of the European Union.

Susan I Gault-Brown

SEC clarifies investment adviser standard of conduct

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued an interpretive release designed to reaffirm, and in some cases clarify, the standard of conduct that investment advisers owe to their clients.

Otto Waechter

Virtual currency regulation

Banking - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Austria has no domestic legislation that directly applies to virtual currencies, although operations using cryptocurrencies may fall under existing laws.

Michael Alexandrou

Tax benefits for foreign nationals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus offers a number of tax incentives to high-net-worth individuals.

Eugenio Vaccari

Business judgement rule and liability of non-executive directors

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Italian corporate law establishes the liability of members of the board of directors of joint stock companies depending on whether they are chief executive officers or executive directors or independent and non-executive directors.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey